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Silverlight 3 Tools Beta Released!

Silverlight 3 Tools Beta for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 is now available for download. This installer includes: XAP Compression Improvements The Silverlight 3 SDK creates XAPs compressed up to 40% better than the Silverlight 2 SDK. Support for Cached Transparent Platform Extensions Reduce the size of your ...

ASP.NET Web Development Server Stops Working

A Windows Defender and Microsoft Forefront Client Security signature file ( was released at 8:45 PM (PST) on March 9, 2009 to address a Win32/PossibleHostFileHijack issue.  This update modified the hosts file to prevent malicious redirection of websites.  As a result, the entry for localhost may have been removed from the ...

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